On Saturday night, Nov. 1, the lead singer and guitarist of Windowpane, Glenn Cannon, busted out on the stage like a rock beast. His dominant vocal power on the stage inflamed the savage beast in everybody. His angst in the hard rock blues he thundered out in amazing range and had the clarity in his annunciation that the audience didn't have to second guess important and strong lyrics. Glenn Cannon was pitch-perfect and Windowpane hit another home run.
With a hard rock beat on the drums, Sean Morrison pounded his fury into them through his sticks of fire. Morrison was dynamite and dynamic to watch live in concert. Faces lit up in the audience watching, moving and listening to them made this post-Halloween concert a solid night.
The musical integrity of the band throughout the concert clung tight in the grasp of each band mate’s style. Tony Abreu on guitar was so full of life, that when he felt the music, he smiled. Mark Harris on bass jammed side by side to Tony and Glenn, always moving and grooving while determined to inevitably kick major a**.
This is what Saturday nights are about. Rock and roll never died; Windowpane just proved it. They proved it not only to Seattle as a city, but Seattle as the musical forefront of the nation.
Stellar performances by all four members of Windowpane made the heavy week before disappear into oblivion.
Windowpane headlined the Showbox on Market with a bang. They gave the reminder to some bands slipping behind, what hard rock is supposed to sound like when done right in a progressive way, in a progressive city on today's terms.
They have a classic rock sound that is edgy, current and real. That is on the forefront of music today, music tomorrow, and honors music of yesterday.